Best Living Survival Japanese Home Cooking Classes

Japanese Cooking Classes -Spring 2021

Always one of our most popular course offerings – Japanese cooking classes. Join a Best Living  Japanese cooking lesson to learn traditional Japanese home-style cooking.  You will also learn what is sold at a local supermarket, and how to select and buy the best ingredients for family cooking. After attending a few lessons, you will walk into a Japanese supermarket with more confidence and be able to throw together traditional Japanese home meals for your family. All classes are held at the Best Living Japan Studio located at  @ 3-17-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo. All Japanese Cooking Classes are 7,500 JPY (+10% tax) each and take home lunch or dinner.

Best Living Japan offers cooking, lifestyle, and crafting classes every day. Click here for Spring 2021 classes.

* To limit the spread of the coronavirus, we will have max of 8 participants per class and we ask everyone to wear a mask at all times. Please bring three Tupperware containers to take the prepared food home for lunch or dinner.

2021 Spring  – Japanese Cooking Classes

Date & Time CLASS
THUR MAR 11 9:15-11:45 Japanese Home Cooking– Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Okonomiyaki & Mushrooms

Main: Okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza/pancakes)
Side 1: Butter Baked Japanese Mushrooms
Side 2: Enoki Miso Soup
Learnings: How to select/buy flour at a local supermarket. Learn about the different types of Japanese mushrooms.
THUR MAR 18 9:15-11:45 Tokyo Cooking Classes - Best Living Japan Studio Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Curry & Tonkatsu (Katsu Curry)
Main: Curry Rice (Japanese curry) using Japanese Curry Roux
Side 1: Tonkatsu (Deep Fried Pork Cutlet)
Side 2: Tataki Kyuri (Beaten Cucumber in Ginger Soy Sauce)
Rice: White Rice
Learnings: Know the different types of “curry roux”
**Note: We will use store-bought curry roux. We will NOT be making curry roux from scratch.
**Class Full**THUR APR 15 9:15-11:45 Tokyo Cooking Classes - Best Living Japan Studio **Class Full**Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Teriyaki Chicken/Salmon
Main: Teriyaki Chicken and Salmon
Side 1: Agenibitashi (deep-fried vegetables in stock)
Side 2: Greens and Aburage (deep-fried tofu) Miso Soup
Rice: White Rice
Learnings: Learn how to make both Teriyaki Chicken and Teriyaki Salmon, and learn about dashi (stock) the different leafy greens sold!
**Class Full**THUR APR 22 9:15-11:45 Temari Sushi cooking class **Class Full**Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Sushi Temari
Main: Sushi Temari (Ball Shaped Sushi),
Side 1: Daikon & Mizuna Salad
Side 2: Clam Soup
Learnings: How to select rice at a local supermarket. Learn the different types of sushi made at home and how to make cute ball-shaped sushi, the toppings can fish/vegetables…all up to you!
THURS MAY 13

9:15-11:45

Nikujaga JP cooking Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY ( +10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Japanese Meat & Potato Stew – Favorite Comfort Food (Nikujaga)
Main: Nikujaga (Meat and Potato Japanese Stew)
Side 1: Simmered Hijiki (seaweed)
Side 2: Miso Soup (Satoimo & Wakame)
Rice: Sweet Potato Rice
Learnings: Learn about the different types of root tubers and seaweed sold in the local supermarkets. Learn how to make Nikujaga, one of the most popular menus among the kids! It’s considered the ultimate comfort food in Japan.
THUR MAY 20  9:15-11:45 Cooking with Tofu, Japanese Cooking Classes in Tokyo Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Cooking with Tofu
Main: Agedashi Tofu (Fried Tofu with Mushroom Sauce)
Side 1: Simmered aburaage
Side 2: Tofu Miso Soup
Rice: Takikomi Gohan (mixed rice)
Learnings: Know the different tofu, and how to cook them.

THUR MAY 27  9:15-11:45 Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Gyoza & Karaage – Japanese Family Favorties
Main 1: Gyoza (Japanese potstickers)
Main 2: Karaage (Japanese deep-fried chicken)
Side: Miso Soup
Rice: White Rice
Learnings: Learn how to make Gyoza and Karaage! Also learn the different types of miso sold!
**Note: We will use pre-made gyoza wrappers.
THUR JUN 3  9:15-11:45 Japanese Home Cooking – Sign-up for one 2,5 hour Japanese cooking class 7,500 JPY (+10% tax). In each class, you will make 3-4 dishes and learn about how to shop for the right ingredients. Food cooked is packaged to take home for lunch or dinner.

Fried Lotus Root & Other Japan Vegetables Dishes 
Main: Fried Lotus Roots
Side 1: Gobo no Kinpira (Fried Burdock Roots)
Side 2: Tonjiru (Pork and Vegetable Miso Soup)
Rice: White Rice
Learnings: Learn about some unique vegetables used in Japanese cooking.

Teacher Yuki Suzuki (Bio)

Yuki was born in Aomori Japan, raised in the USA and the Netherlands, Yuki loves cooking (and eating!) and shares her passion for cooking with ex-pats and tourists from all over the world.  Her dishes are based on popular homemade Japanese cooking that anyone can easily cook, based on her mom’s recipe.  She is a graduate of Waseda University, and the Japan Food Coordinator School and is a Certified Food Sanitation Supervisor by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health.

www.facebook.com/easycookingyuki

 

 

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6 comments

  1. Are there any cooking classes this winter? I really enjoyed the two I took this fall and look forward to doing more.

  2. Hi, do you intend to offer cooking classes from june to august ?
    Brigitte

  3. Excuse me, is there kids cooking class in summer?

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